Salone Del Mobile 2016: 20 Most Memorable Designs From Milan Furniture Fair
Apr 22, 2016 03:33 PM EDT By Meg Busacca
Picking 20 great designs from over 2,000 exhibits on display during Milan Design Week is no mean achievement but our design editor ploughed through and highlights a few favorites in furniture, product, art and accessories. Click through the slide show to discover the best of this year’s Milan Design Week!
1. Fendi Casa
“Velum” wall lamps made of fur and inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s “Little Monsters” designed by artist Marco Costanzi.
The gallery of Spazio Pontaccio presented the “Credenza” collection, a stained glass furniture series, designed by Patricia Urquiola and Federico Pepe.
The “AWAITING” collection designed by Giorgia Zanellato and Coralla Maiuri features benches, stools, a mirror, a vanity table and a room divider made of golden brass and velvet.
6. MAOR AHARON
“Matter of Motion” project featuring stools of polymer resin designed by Maor Aharon for “Yes, and…” exhibition.
“Poltroncina 008” armchair designed in upholstered pink Alcantra and Espallier Cloque fabric.
“The Double Dream of Spring” collection featuring walnut and white oak stools and tables, along with brass lighting sculptures designed by Michael Anastassiades.
“Living Metals” exhibition featuring “Cremino” collection of two sculptural side tables designed in bronze and brass.
“Marquetry in Leather” project created by fashion designer Johnathan Anderson features oak furniture with designs re-imagined from silk prints found in LOEWE archives, and embrace traditional Japanese woodworking techniques.
The handmade “Contorno Table Lamp” made of brass, marble and LED lights, designed by Studio Jolanda Van Goor.
Designed by Umberto Asnago for Giorgetti, the “Mobius” armchair was inspired by a walking stick and features a walnut canaletto wood base with padded leather upholstery.
“Dalie Papaveri Tulipani” fabric of abstract floral motifs comprised of yarn floats and fil coupé.
Marni Ballhaus collection of furniture comprised of metal, wood and handwoven PVC chord.
Marta Sala Éditions “Wanda Full Armchair” designed by Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering
“PORTAL DINING TABLE” in Marble.
17. Lee Broom
The “Nudo” rug designed by Sebastian Herkner from Ames Sala collection for Ames Design.
19. Lorenzo Vitturi for Valextra
An exclusive collaged sculpture for Valextra designed by London-based artist Lorenzo Vitturi.
The “Gio Ponti” Armchair was designed in 1953, featuring a brass structure, a bicolor white-blue leather, also known as “Punteggiato” fabric.